SunScreen 3.1 Lite Installation Guide

Software and Hardware Requirements

The following table lists the minimum hardware and operating system requirements for installing SunScreen 3.1 Lite.

Table 1-1 SunScreen Installation Requirements



Operating environment 

  • Solaris 8 (with IPv4 only) operating environment for SPARCTM and Intel platforms.

  • Requires a Java-enabled Web browser compliant with JDKTM 1.1.3 or later.


All SPARC, UltraSPARC, and Intel platforms supported by the Solaris 8 operating environment. 

Disk space

Minimum of 1 Gbyte. This space is needed to support the Solaris operating environment, the SunScreen product, and sufficient space for storing of packet logs. SunScreen requirements alone are approximately 300 Mbytes. 


  • Administration Station: Minimum of 32-Mbytes, 64-Mbytes strongly recommended.

  • Screen: Minimum of 32-Mbytes.

Network interfaces 

For SPARC and UltraSPARC systems in Routing mode:  

  • 10 Mbps or 100 Mbps Ethernet interfaces (le, qe, hme, be, qfe)

  • Gigabit Ethernet interfaces

  • Token Ring interfaces

  • ATM (155 and 622 Mbps in LAN emulation mode or Classic IP mode)

  • FDDI, or PCI-based Ethernet cards.

For Intel-based systems: 10 Mbps or 100 Mbps Ethernet interfaces (dnet, elxl). See supported devices listed at: /hcl/hcl.html


CD-ROM drive (also a diskette drive if using issued certificates).